New rules on dual citizenship
New legislation entitles anyone who is or wishes to become a Norwegian citizen to dual citizenship.
International conference on health in developing countries
Representatives of almost 20 countries will be gathering in Oslo on 6 November to take part in the first replenishment event of the Global Financing Facility (GFF).
Secretary-General appoints Geir O. Pedersen of Norway as Special Envoy for Syria
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Geir O. Pedersen of Norway as his Special Envoy for Syria.
Norway increases support for humanitarian response in Yemen
Norway is increasing support for the humanitarian response in Yemen by NOK 30 million, bringing Norwegian humanitarian aid up to about NOK 305 million in 2018.
Prime Minister and Defence Minister visits NATO exercise Trident Juncture
Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Minister of Defence Frank Bakke-Jensen will visit the military exercise Trident Juncture at Røros and Rena Saturday 27 october.
Job vacancy at the Norwegian Embassy in Washington, D.C as Social Secretary and Protocol Officer
The Norwegian Embassy in Washington is currently looking to hire a skilled social secretary and protocol officer. This is a one-year temporary position with the possibility of the position becoming permanent.
Environmental solution for the shipwreck of the WW II submarine U-864
The Norwegian Government has concluded on capping the U-864 shipwreck with clean masses, thereby preventing future mercury pollution from the wreck and the surrounding seabed.
Norway to provide NOK 450 million for development in Somalia
During the World Bank’s annual meeting in Bali, Minister of International Development Nikolai Astrup signed an agreement committing Norway to contribute NOK 450 million to the World Bank’s Multi Partner Fund for Somalia for the next three-year period
Address on marine litter
State Secretary Jens Frølich Holte's address at the seminar Stepping Up to Stop Marine Plastic Pollution in Washington, D.C., USA.
Priority given to countries affected by conflict and fragility, humanitarian assistance, and human rights
‘International institutions and joint solutions are under pressure. At the same time, global security challenges are becoming more complex.